College Events & Information

This page is organized alphabetically by college then chronologically by event.


The following college representatives will be in the TMP-M Student Center:

Tuesday, January 8               Fort Hays State University               8am


Assumption College (Worcester, MA)

$2,500 renewable scholarship for graduates of Catholic high schools that are are accepted for admission.  Consideration for additional scholarships up to $25,000.

Light The Way Scholarship – A $25,000 renewable scholarship awarded for up to 50 students who contribute to make the world a better place.   Apply for admission & scholarship by December 15 by clicking here.


Baker University

Audition Days – Nov 10, Jan 26, Feb 9 & March 2.  Scholarships are available to music majors and non-music majors.  Recipients must be accepted for admission to Baker University.  Schedule an audition by calling 785-594-8478 or email at:   Learn more at: or


Barton Community College

Junior DayFebruary 13 from 9:30am to 1pm.  Attend college classes, tour campus and housing.  Lunch is included.  All students who attend will be entered in a drawing for one $1,000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships.  Sign up here by February 1.

Student Athletic Trainers wanted for Books & Tuition scholarships.  Interested?  Go to:    Click on “Join Orr Team” then click on “Student Athletic Trainer Questionnaire”


Bethany College

Senior Preview Day – January 21   

Junior Preview Day – April 15

Presidential Scholarship Celebration – December 1 and February 18.  Register for any Bethany College Visit Days at 800-826-2281 or


Butler Community College

Grizzly Senior DaysNovember 16(Andover campus) & November 17(El Dorado campus).  To register go to:   or call 316-322-3382 by November 12.


Colby Community College

Senior DayNovember 14Scholarship for Campus visit if you go before November 15  Priority Deadline for Scholarship applications:  December 15.

Junior DayFebruary 6 from 10:30am-3:00pm.  Includes tour of campus, lunch, visit with academic advisors, talk to coaches & extracurricular directors as well as entertainment & activities.  RSVP by January 30th at:

Certificate of Completion for high school students in Solar PV and Small Wind Technology.  Primarily online and funded by SB 155.  Courses are offered every 8 weeks.


Creative Center – College of Art & Design

Open House– Saturday, October 13 from 11am-2pm.


Emporia State University

Apply and be admitted by December 1 to be entered into a drawing for one of four Early Bird application $1,000 scholarships.


Fort Hays State University

FHSU representative will be at TMP-M October 8th from 8-8:51am.

Majors and Graduate Programs Fair(MGPF)-Thursday, October 18 from 11am-3pm in the FHSU Memorial Union Ballroom.  Talk to students and staff about programs.

Your Next Step  November 5th from 4-8pm in Picken Hall.  For Ellis County Seniors and parents. This event is an opportunity to meet one-on-one with Admissions and Financial aid representatives to answer any questions you may have about college applications, financial aid, housing or getting involved on campus.  No registration is required.

Tiger DayNovember 10.  For juniors & seniors.  Spend a day on the FHSU campus for talks with admissions, and academic fair, a co-curricular fair, academic department visits and student panel discussions. 8am-1:15pm.  RSVP by November 2.

Tiger TakeoffNovember 13.  Tour campus, visit an academic department, learn about financial aid, free t-shirt & lunch.  Questions?  Contact Kyle or 785-639-2907.  Reserve your seat today at:

FHSU Department of Applied Technology Jr/Sr Day. November 14th, 9am-3pm.  Register with Mr. Zachman by Wednesday, November 7.  For those interested in Construction Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Design Technology, Manufacturing Technology, and Technology & Engineering Education.

Honors College -Application deadline is March 8.  Admissions requirements:  28 ACT composite and cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Apply at:


Hutchinson Community College

Senior Day – November 2.  Pre-registration required. For info or to register click here.


Kansas State University

Health Professions Day – October 31.  For  more info or to register click here.

Engineering Scholars Day-October 22.  For high school seniors who have an ACT composite of 28 or above and a high school cumulative GPA of 3.6 or above.  Register by Monday, October 8 at:

Celebration of Diversity & College Success- November 7.  A college visit day with emphasis on multicultural organizations, academic opportunities and connections.  For info or to register click here.              

Junior Days –  March 25, April 1, 8, 29 and May 3.  For more info or to register click here.

Senior DaysFebruary 8 & 18.  For more info or to register click here.

Fraternity RecruitmentFebruary 1 & 2.  Register by January 30.  Cost-$40.  Click here for info & register.

Just for Juniors – Wichita: February 11 and Kansas City: March 26.  K-State students will share what it’s like to be a college student at K-State, learn about the more than 250 degree programs, talk with admissions and financial assistance representatives and register for a chance to win one of three $100 scholarships to K-State.  For more info or to register go to:

Engineering DayApril 5.  For high school 9th-11th graders who want to explore the field of engineering.  Pre-register at:

For Sophomores OnlyApril 5.

Open House – Saturday, April 6.


Kansas State University Polytechnic

Sophomore Day – February 22

Junior/Senior Day – March 1

Polytechnic Wildcat for a DayFebruary 7-8 and April 11-12.

Open House – April 6


McPherson College

Scholarships – Up to $15,000 based on GPA and ACT.  Up to $3,000 for Presidential Scholars.  Up to $8,000 for students majoring or participating in:  Art, Band, Business, Choir, DIgital Media, Education, Entrepreneurship, E-Sports, Science or Theatre.

Bulldog Visit Days – Oct. 20 & May 4

Auto Restoration Visit Days – Sept 28, Nov 16, March 8 & May 4

Presidential Scholarship Competition Days – Up to $18,000 in renewal scholarships.  Oct 13, Nov 17, Feb 8 & March 30.


NorthCentral Kansas Technical College

NCK Spotlight Days in Hays/Beloit.  9:30am-2:30pm.  This FREE event is for any interested high school student.  Lunch will be provided.  See Mr. Zachman to register.

Transportation Technology Day-February 20.   Ag Equipment Technology, Automotive Collision Technology, Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology.  Register by Feb 15.

Health Day-February 22.  A.D. Nursing, Culinary arts, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing.    Register by February 15

Construction Day-February 26.   Carpentry/Cabinetmaking, Electrical Technology, Heavy Equipment Operation, Plumbing/Heating/AC, Welding.  Register by February 20.

Business & Technology Day-February 28 Automated Controls Technology, Business Management, Business Technology, Digital Marketing, Information Technology.  Register by February 20.


Northwest Kansas Technical College

Latino Student Leadership DayNovember 8, from 9am-3:30pm(CST).  Registration is due October 31 and is $20 per person. Includes lunch and t-shirt.  For more info or to register email:

Senior DayNovember 13th from 9:30am-2pm (CST).  For more info visit:

Maverick Madness – Students who tour campus during the month of March receive an application fee waiver, are entered into a drawing for a free IPAD with an application, and receive a gift card to our bookstore.

Junior Day – May 2 from 8:30am-12:30pm.  For more info visit or call 785-890-3641


Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)

SCAD Day – September 29, October 20 & Jan 12

SCAD Spotlight Days – November 2, December 8.  Register for both here

Distinguished Scholars Award– $20,000 renewable award.  Students must be recommended by a teacher or counselor and have a GPA of 3.75 and an ACT composite of 30.  Nomination and completed portfolios must be received by February 1.


University of Kansas

Honors College – Five criteria for admission:  ACT/SAT, unweighted GPA, high school curriculum, resume and an essay.  Apply by November 1 at:

Crimson & Blue Day (Open House) Friday, October 12 from 8:30am-4pm.  Click here to register.

Mini Crimson & Blue Days-October 18 & 19.  This is similar to an Open House with sessions you choose from – you do not select times when you register – you simply attend the sessions you want to attend. Click here to view a sample itinerary and to register.

Journeys & Destinations:  Exploring Careers in Health & Science – November 7 from 9am-2pm at the Hays Medical Center.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 31.  Cost is $5 per student.  Each high school is limited to 10 students. See Mr. Zachman to sign up.  Click here for more information.

Women in Health Care:  The Next Generation – An event November 14-16 for ten Junior and/or Senior girls who have a strong interest and commitment to health care careers.  This is a great opportunity to interact with health profession students and faculty at KU Medical Center.  For a flyer click here.  For more information go to:

Summer Venture in Business – The program is for underrepresented ethnic minority students in high school and/or potential first-generation college students who are interested in business.  Rising 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students will learn about aspects of the college experience both in and out of the classroom.  In addition to exposing participants to business topics, Summer Venture aims to equip students with the tools and knowledge for how to apply to the university, succeed in college, and prosper in their careers. All participants will receive a scholarship that covers the general cost of the program.  More information can be found on the School of Business website.  Apply Feb. 1-April 7.


University of Nebraska Kearney

Teachers Scholars Academy – Forty free tuition scholarships for future teachers, plus up to $8,000 per year toward other education expenses.  Apply at:


Washburn Tech

Open HouseOctober 17


Washburn University

Leadership Institute Scholarships due November 30.   Renewable scholarships up to $1,000.  3.0 GPA and 24 ACT required.  Apply at:

Garvey Scholarship Exam – To qualify for Washburn University renewable scholarships from $500 -$2,000 you must have a high school cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and take the Garvey Scholarship exam. First, apply for WU admission by December 1.  Exam is available in Hays Saturday, December 1 at 9am.  Other dates & locations are available.  Register for the exam here.


Wichita State University

Distinguished Scholarship Invitational – Scholarships up to $64,000. Submit application materials to WSU by October 15.  Minimum ACT of 27  OR minimum GPA of 3.5 OR rank in Top 10% of class.  Submit DSI application by November 1.  For more information or to apply click here.

Diversity Leadership SymposiumOctober 25

Shocker Saturdays – February 16, March 16 & 23, April 13.

Black & Yellow Days –  Feb. 18 & April 5.  For high school juniors & seniors.

Major Exploration DayFeb 22. For students who are still deciding their major.

Freshman and Sophomore DayApril 20.

W.S.You – A come and go program for admitted students from 9am-3pm Saturday, March 30.  Meet other future Shockers, register for orientation, speak with an advisor, learn about financial aid, and more.  RSVP at: or call 316-978-3085.


The following college representatives will be in the TMP-M Student Center:

Tuesday, Oct 23                          University of Kansas                               8am

Monday, Oct 29                           Northwest Kansas Technical College        8am

Tuesday, Oct 30                          Benedictine College                                8am

Tuesday, Nov 6                           Washburn University                               8am

Monday, Nov 26                          Barton Community College                      8am